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of individuals. >> reporter: researchers have documented 50 football players stricken by cte, 35 nfl players, 6 high school players. >> chronic traumatic encephlopathy is not being seen in individuals without repetitive head injury. >> reporter: this revelation has summoned the nfl, questioning their own health. >> at times i do forget things, the sleepless nights you may have, you start to wonder are you down that path towards cte? >> reporter: the seau family noticed his change in personality in the last years of his life. from outgoing, hard charging family leader, to withdrawn loner who ended it all by shooting himself in the chest, leaving this three word on a text to his children and ex-wife. what did he say? >> just three words, i love you. >> that was the last we heard. >> reporter: none of his children play football anymore. and that's fine with their mother. >> i think it's a gamble. if you want to play the sport, know what you could be in for. >> it's not worth it for me to not have a dad. so to me, it's not worth it. >> reporter: the nfl says it will continue to finance research int
the blame of the football all star junior soo. they show how many damage the years in the nfl may have done. details on that next. man falls out of his boat and struggles to stay afloat in the choppy ocean all by himself until a newspaper pilot spots him. and then that is still ahead as fox reports live tonight. initiated. neural speeds increasing to 4g lte. brain upgrading to a quad-core processor. predictive intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. >> shepard: the legendary nfl linebacker junior sue seau had a degenerative brain disease when he killed himself last year. head trauma, brain damage. that's according to the national instiewts of health which studied seau's brain. the kind of guy involved in every play. but all that action apparently took a toll. he reportedly suffered a number of concussions which led to mood swings, insomnia, forgetfulness and depression. last may he shot himself in his chest. a move many saw as an attempt to preserve his own brain so that scientists might one day hel
-14 and it was the final nfl game for head coach joe gibbs. the hope for the redskins was that with seattle on their home turf, the outcome will be different. the revved skins have not lost since november 4th. they have reeled off seven straight wins fueled by rookie running back alfred morris. the seahawks, they are hot, too, they have not suffered a lost since november 25th. they enter tomorrow's show down with a five-game running streak. players say, hey, we would choose being the hottest team, not necessarily the best. >> we have experienced it before and i have seen it happen year in and year out. that's the thing. whoever is the hottest, a lot of times,is the best team in the season we are hot right now but i that come to a screeching halt. momentum can be fleeting if we don't come out and play well and don't protect the ball. >> we want to be the hottest team. we want to be the team that's playing the best. there are teams that start best and end winning the division early, secure a playoff spot but, you know, if they have a week off or so. and especially in the last couple of years, theteams that
. the nfl season ended badly for the washington redskins. that is the understatement of the century. their playoff loss to seattle, not even the worst of it. what happened? well, the redskins, 14 points, they scored 24 straight points to beat the redskins. 27 yard run for marchand lynch. the really bad news, i'm talking the awful, epochically tragic news. you're seeing it here, rg 3, the superstar rookie quarterback for the redskins re-injured his knee in the game. no one even touched him. there's no word on the extent of the injury. clearly not pretty. you heard it again in the first quarter. a lot of people asking why coach mike shanahan did not pull him out in the first quarter. he was completely ineffective after he started limping. so many questions today. oh, yeah, by the way, seattle won and they will play atlanta next weekend. >>> all right. the baltimore ravens are also moving on in the afc playoffs. they beat the indianapolis colts 24-9 on sunday. it was the last home game for the soon to be retired ray lewis. joe flacco threw down two touchdown passes including one to ant
baltimore and washington. the nfl teams from both of those cities are on the hunt for playoff victories that will hopefully lead them to the super bowl. if you look around laurel, you will see some redskins paraphernalia on cars, but more cars in the laurel area are carrying stickers and license plates that label their drivers as fans of the baltimore ravens. >> where's your heart? >> oh, ravens. i started off as a baltimore colt fan. i never switched over to the skins. >> you're sticking with baltimore? >> oh, i stick with baltimore. when the ravens came. >> now, if it's baltimore versus washington in the super bowl? >> ravens all the way. >> reporter: but if you ask don shin, who runs pie's deli in laurel, this community in the middle is definitely redskins territory. >> yeah, i thought that my customer, redskins t-shirts, red skin hats, even glove, everything redskins. >> reporter: some locals say a slight shift in geography makes a big difference. >> the further you go up, like jessup and elk ridge. right here is redskins fans. >> reporter: because baltimore's nfl team has been a se
'm in the minority but i believe that in the nfl if a player and the coach get together and decide, you know, what we're going to do here regarding injury and keep him in the game, keep him in the game. >> he's a 22-year-old rookie. the coach has 30, 40 years experience coaching. up to the coach to say, hey, i don't think that you can play this game and putting in kurt cousins and maybe we'll win. >> this isn't the high school regionals. this is the nfl playoffs. they know their bodies. 90% of the players on that field for both are injured at this point. you play through injury. i don't have a problem with him gutting it out. he came in hurt already and they felt that he was a better option than the backup quarterback to try to win the game. did it play out that way? it didn't and ended like this. there are a lot of factors involved not the least of which is that turf coming loose under his feet. you think they have enough money to fix it. >> we don't know the extent. he'll have an mri on monday but i think it's an absolute gis grace that a nfl playoff game on a field that looks like that. dirt that'
good. they're monsters. they can beat a lot of nfl teams. >> take it easy. >> move it along. >> shut up. i get to gloat today. >> bill: igor volsky from think progress will join us as he does every tuesday. reid epstein from politico and then we'll talk sports with jack moore, the sports editor for "buzzfeed." but first -- >> this is the "full court press." >> on this tuesday, a check of other headlines making news. a new we the people petition on the white house web site gaining buzz for a new reality show to be produced that would star the vice president. the petition states that joe biden has a demonstrated ability to bring people together whether at the negotiating table or at the neighborhood diner. the authors are asking the white house to authorize c-span cameras to follow biden around produce a recurring reality show. the petition needs 25,000 signatures by february 3rd to get a response. >> bill: i love. it i'll sign it. i love it. what would it be called? the joe biden story? >> bill: all you have to do is follow joe biden around. >> here comes honey biden. >> the late preside
, suggest that. what can you really do about it? >> i'm not sure what can be done about it exactly. the nfl prohibits the carrying of firearms at any facility, you know that little 50-pound thingy at the doctor's office when they weigh you, and they have to move it over? my doctor does not have to do that anymore. [ male announcer ] for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. feels great. [ male announcer ] simple. effective. take that, 50 pound thingy. let's fight fat with alli. learn more, lose more at letsfightfat.com. progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your story for a chance to win a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to facebook.com/progresso to ent. [ male announcer ] when diarrhea hits, kaopectate stops it fast. powerful liquid relief speeds to the source. fast! [ male announcer ] stop the uh-oh fast with kaope
weekend in the nfl. your highlights or low lights depending on which team is yours next. plus, french actor gerard depardieu getting cozy with russian president vladimir puttin. what's causing this exchange next. >> it's january and that means nfl playoffs. in the nfc washington redskins hosting seattle. redskins were trailing by a touchdown rg 3 i should say robert griffins iii, no word how serious it is, would not return to the game and seattle's rushing offense m a very good day and seahawks win 24-14 and they will face the dolphins next week. and the afc, baltimore ravens taking care of business and the indianapolis colts, ravens receiver bolden had a big game. 145 yards receiving and a touchdown. colts rookie quarterback andrew luck struggled. zero touchdowns and one interception and ravens win that one 24-9 and travel to denver to play the broncos next weekend. final home game for a man some called the greatest man in ravens history. ray lewis. and he's retiring at the e of the season, his team gave him the game ball after the final play. and good news, hockey fans, after a mar
to you. >> shannon: thank you, brenda. wild card weekend in the nfl. your highlights or low lights depending on which team is yours next. plus, french actor gerard depardieu getting cozy with russian president vladimir puttin. what's causing this exchange next. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >> it's january and that means nfl playoffs. in the nfc washington redskins hosting seattle. redskins were trailing by a touchdown rg 3 i should say robert griffins iii, no word how serious it is, would not return to the game and seattle's rushing offense m a very good day and seahawks win 24-14 and they will face the dolphins next week. and the afc, baltimore ravens taking care of business and the indianapolis colts, ravens receiver bolden had a big game. 145 yards receiving and a touchdown. colts rookie quarterback andre
about sports and sports injuries. in the nfl especially. remember junior seau last year who took his own life. he shot himself in the chest because he wanted his brain to be studied. the doctors looked at his brain and told the family and they report this morning that his brain did test positive for chronic traumatic encephalopathy or cte repeated blows to the head and head injuries that can lead to dementia, memory loss. it is a problem that's plagued a lot of former nfl players. this is the issue that the nfl has to address when we talk about helmet to helmet blows and the sort of violent nature of the nfl. >> bill: so much evidence of this. i think dave zirin told us there are 9,000 lawsuits. phenomenal number. >> peter: one big lawsuit with several former players injuries lead -- brain injuries are leading to major problems. which leads us to this story. virginia commonwealth university did a study and looked at how we, as a nation, are doing in the health department. >> bill: this is stunning. >> peter: turns out we're not doing so great. americans die sooner and experience higher r
, the team suggests searching the nfl ticket exchange. you can try other ticket websites or craigslist but you run the risk of getting counterfeits there. keep in mind, only 1,000 tickets were available for playoff last year for the 49ers. so there will only be a limited amount as well. and then you have season ticketholders getting first crack at those tickets. back out here live, this is my afternoon -- my cell phone. i'm craigslist. ticket prices are steep. there are a few going for $250. one going for $429. there's another one down below there. it says $500. expect to pay a rather pretty penny if you plan on coming to the 49ers game. you can watch it for free here on ktvu as well. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> don't forget. you can watch the ga right here on channel 2. now, the fox nfl pregame show is at 4:30. the game itself starts at 5:00. >> exciting football yesterday as well. >> yes. >>> let's check in with sal, though, see what's happening on the roads. a little more crowded, i would imagine, after a lot of kids back at school. >> and we have video, too, of a crash in
kaepernick and he died a nfl record with a 63-yard field goal. now he is working to keep his jobs after making the attempt this is season. wild card game is today. our coverage begins at 1:00 with the fox nfl pregame show followed by the game at 1:30. the winner of the game will face atlanta next such. >>> as for the afc, houston beat cincinnati. the texans will face the patriots and they will lead the colts against the baltimore ravens. they will face the broncos on saturday. >>> all right. 7:41. caught on video. the arrest of a teen that is sparking controversy in seattle. why critics are calling it excessive force and how the police department is defending the officers. >>> first, we will give you a live look outside. interstate 680 in sonoma. roadways are looking wet and the rain continues to fall in portions of the bay area. two hands on the wheel this morning if you are driving the corridor. time now is 74 #. you are watching "mornings on 2" -- time now is 7:42. you are watching "mornings on 2". wé . >>> good morning to you. it is foggy with lingering showers through the morning
its third college football title in four years. and of course the nfl playoffs are just heating up. with us, jim nantz of cbs sports who will call super bowl xlvii in a couple of weeks. good morning. >> nice to see you both. >> first, the game last night. what did you think of alabama last night? played in the nfl -- >> they always do send a lot of guys to the nfl. it's really -- from the very get-go this was such a one-sided affair. i was disappointed as a fan. alabama is on such a roll. and this is the definition of a dynasty now. three out of four years, and nick saban's on top of the world. his name's going up with the legendary names in college history. >> bryant -- >> absolutely. >> so let's talk about -- we've got a big game this sunday. texas versus the patriots. you're calling the game, right? >> on sunday this is a rematch from a month ago. that was -- actually now that i think about it the score between new england and houston at the same time was the same as last night's alabama/notre dame game. so houston's got to obviously approach this in a different
:-- 8:07. san francisco 49ers host the packers in an nfl playoff game on saturday evening. already signs of red and gold are popping up. 9er red lights adorn the ferry building. there it is. and 49ers stance many trying to get their hands on tickets to the game. even san franciscans who don't usually root for the 9ers are jumping on the bandwagon. >> just to see the home team win, get a win in san francisco. the giants won last year, that atmosphere was unbelievable. >> the 49ers are considered slight favorites to win by about 3 points. but green bay quarterback aaron rodgers, remember, he was the star at cal and now he hopes to defeat the team he rooted for as a kid. the 49ers offered a limited number of tickets on line. they sold out within minutes. you can still get tickets to candlestick park on the nfl ticket exchange. the cheapest ticket we found is about $200. on stubhub one ticket is going for more than $5500. there are other tickets as well. you can watch the game right here. our coverage begins at 4:00. fox begins coverage at 4:30 and kickoff is set for after 5:00. then stay tu
. >>> finally, only one of the following four things are less popular than congress. meth labs, nfl replacement refs, used car salesmen, and root canals. that's next. this is "hardball," the place for politics. ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> the author of perhaps the definitive book on american politics has died. richard ben cramer wrote "what it takes," a thousand-plus page book about the 1988 presidential election. the book chronicled the personalities and idiosyncrasies of candidates like bob dole, mike dukakis, and george herbert walker bush. nbc first read calls it the unofficial textbook of washington. if you haven't read it, then you don't get it. richard ben cramer was 62. we'll be right back. ♪ i have direct deposit on my visa prepaid. my paycheck is loaded right on my card. automatic. i am not going downtown standing in line to cash it. i know where my money is, because i
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be done about it exactly. the nfl prohibits carrying of firearms at any facility, practice facility, any event that's connected to the team, make a public relations appearance in the stadium, i don't know how closely they enforce it. they do prohibit it. they do tell players in their stated policy while is it legal to possess a gun, we urge you not to or we urge you if you do possess a gun, that you use it strictly for protection of home and family or possibly if you're a hunter, that infinitely more likely something bad will happen if you're armed than that something good will happen. >> coming up, is america becoming more liberal? the debate about same-sex marriage and marijuana say about this country. ? a hybrid? most are just no fun to drive. now, here's one that will make you feel alive. meet the five-passenger ford c-max hybrid. c-max says ha. c-max says wheeee. which is what you get, don't you see? cause c-max has lots more horsepower than prius v, a hybrid that c-max also bests in mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. to get our adt security system. and one rea
'm not sure what can be done about it exactly. the nfl prohibits the carrying of firearms at any facility, practice facility, any event that's connected with the team. you make a public relations appearance, in the stadium. i don't know how closely they enforce that. they do prohibit it. they do tell players in their stated policy that while it's legal to posess a gun, we urge you not to. we urge you that you use it strictly for protection of home and family or possibly if you're a hunter. that it's infinitely more likely that something bad will happen if you're armed than something good will happen. >> coming up, is america becoming more liberal? what does same sex marriage and marijuana say about this country? any time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. ♪ and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and game from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, and he'll
it? >> i'm not sure what can be done about it exactly. the nfl prohibits the carrying of firearms at any facility, practice facility, any event that's connected with the team. you make a public relations appearance, in the stadium. i don't know how cleesly they enforce that. they do prohibit it. they do tell players in their stated policy that while it's legal to posess a gun, we urge you not to. or with eurge you that you use it strictly for protection of home and family or possibly if you're a hunter. that it's infinitely more likely that something bad will happen if you're armed a eed than somethid will happen. >> coming up, is america becoming more liberal? what does same sex marriage and marijuana say about this country? or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. which isn't rocket science. sfx- "
to miss nfl preseason games and it was a national catastrophe. it's great there's going to be hockey, but i think the fact that the public wasn't exactly clamoring for this should be pretty problematic for the leagues. good it's a season but a shortened season but you wish it hadn't come to this. >> john wertheim from "sports illustrated," thanks so much. always appreciate your insights. >>> quick, what's the one phrase you hope you never hear again. if you said fiscal cliff you're not alone. we'll take a look at some of the wonky metaphors associated with the battle in washington. >>> my guess is you are pretty psyched that you're not going to be hearing the term fiscal cliff anymore, right? you know, that's the phrase that swept the nation's capitol and airwaves over the last few months. it seemed the more arcane and wonky the budget mess got, the more washington reached to try to explain it. cnn's christine romans has more. >> reporter: just like the yodeler in that cliff hangers game on the price is right, we did fall off a cliff. of a metaphor cliff. >> fiscal cliff. >> the fisc
." >> congratulations to them. >>> well, the nfl wild-card weekend now is in the books and we'll have highlights from the colts-ravens match-up. >> sportswrap is next. ♪ [ male announcer ] the distances aren't getting shorter. ♪ the trucks are going farther. the 2013 ram 1500 with best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. guts. glory. ram. the new ram 1500. motor trend's 2013 truck of the year. . >>> good evening everyone and welcome to this early sunday night edition of sportswrap. two more wild-card playoff games and further indication that the seattle seahawks team, the 49ers ran into at christmas time will be a force in this postseason. the seahawks in washington where robert griffin iii was trying to gut it out with a heavy brace on his injured knee. and early on, the redskins made it looks like this game would be a breeze. griffin threw a short touchdown pass to royster and then to paulson for a touchdown. the seahawks looking at a 14-0 deficit before the 2nd quarter started. griffin went to the sidelinings to his knee monitored by renowned orthopedists. and russell
. it is expected to last till march or april. >>> the 49ers take on the packers saturday in the nfl playoffs. if you would like to be there get ready to spend a lot of money. the only way to get tickets now is from all line ticket sites. ticket tron said the average ticket price was $354 a seat. for most fans those prices mean they will probably end up watching the game from home. >> i support them from my couch every sunday and i cheer them. but i don't go because too expensive. >> and here is the great news, watch that game for free because we will televise it live here on ktvu channel 2 news. ktvu coverage begins at 4:00 p.m. in the afternoon. we will have a special pre-game show with mark ibanez and joe fonzi, then fox picks up at 4:30 p.m. with kickoff at 5:00 p.m. and stay tuned following the game for the point after. >>> city leaders will decide how to spend a million dollars grant to the fire department. they have awarded them a $1.24 million safer grant. that stands for staffing for adequate fire and emergency response. officials hope to maintain 24 hour staffing, hire more firefigh
much now, one year to the nfl and i'm thinking it's so unfair for him to have to deal with that. >> well, rg 3 has been getting so much attention so if you're somebody that wants to get into that attention head wind that he's getting and get your name
. pretty darn inimpressive. now to the sports on the field and the nfl playoffs. the green bay packers cruised past the minnesota vikings 24-10. aaron rodgers led the way for the pack while minnesota was without their starting quarterback who was out with a bum elbow. bad timing. saturday's other game, the texans beat the bengals. today the ravens play the colts and the redskins play the seahawks. >>> and a controversy at the university of texas at austin. champion women's track and field coach bev kearney stepped down this weekend admitting she had an intimate relationship with an adult student athlete ten years ago. in a statement the university says they do not believe that coach kearney had any similar relationships with studented a let's either before or after that reported relationship. the 55-year-old had been on paid leave since november amid the rumors. >>> time to get you ready for the week ahead with our nancy week-ahead call dawar here. on monday, we've been talking quite a bit on james holmes, the man accused of opening fire in a crowded aurora, colorado movie theater. he'
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-hard fan knows, tickets are being resold on sites like nfl ticket, change and stubhub. any tickets returned to the 49ers before the game will be sold through ticketmaster only. but don't hold your breath. >> i know. no kidding. >>> in college football undefeated notre dame came into the bcs title game a 10-point underdog against alabama and irish didn't show much of a fight. alabama quarterback aj mccarren had the tide rolling to a 14-0 lead after one quarter. a pass to lacy to make it 28-0 alabama at halftime. the final score was crimson tide 42, fighting irish 14. whoo. >> it's not about me. it's really about seeing all those people being happy and being proud of what this team was able to accomplish. and you know, that's thing that makes me happy and you know, whether i look it or not, i'm happy. >> alabama has a third ncaa tight until four years. >>> well, today's play of the day comes from the world of golf. we are going to warm things up a little bit. pga championship in him. h steve stricker making his third shot on a par 5 hole. now wh
that at 1:00 later today with megyn. controversy of a different sort in the nfl playoffs. the redskins losing their wildcard game to the seattle seahawks 24-14. they started so hot. many are asking this morning if their superstar rookie quarterback, robert -- robert gave fin the third should have been in the came. he went down injuring his knee trying to field that bad snap. that thing was shaking back and forth. tough to watch. redskins coach mike shanahan facing a heap of criticism for allowing his star quarterback playing hurt and team doctor says he is not quite sure he should have been out there in the first place. he will get an mri today. as for the baltimore ravens they rolled on indianapolis colts at home. andrew luck, a terrific season but that is over now. that sets up a showdown with tom brady and the new england patriots next week. if your team won, like mine did, i could have told you as much, but i held out hope at the very end. martha: there is always hope. bill: there is always next year. maybe not. >> there is always next year for your bengals. bill: thanks. martha: w
the broncos will fare in the nfl play-offs, bengals, houston, colts, ravens, where is your money? >> let me just say, we're not at all optimistic about the broncos here in denver. listen, we take one game at a time. one game at a time in this great city, so we'll watch every nfl game this weekend and we're going to root on our broncos come next weekend. and we -- although we're optimistic we're going to be in new orleans, we'll take one game at a time. >> okay. i'm glad i asked that question last. i think we could have gone on and on had we started with that one. mayor hancock, thank you for being with us and go broncos. >>> lance armstrong and what we may be considering to admit so he can resume his athletic career. we have a new report on "weekends with alex witt." we'll do almost anything. out for drinks, eats. i have very well fitting dentures. i like to eat a lot of fruits. love them all. the seal i get with the super poligrip free keeps the seeds from getting up underneath. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinic
in general. >> it is a toxic franchise. if you rated the different franchises in the nfl that have a high level of toxicity, redskins are probably in the top five. of that group. and my colleague thomas boswell wrote a column about this. he wasn't necessarily blaming directly the redskins but his point is when you go for the quick fix at all times, it is impossible to see the long-term view. that was the case that happened in that game. even beyond what was the injury, it wasn't the smart move to win that specific game. the short-term move, in my opinion, was the wrong move and in the long-term it didn't work out either. >> suched a good point. if you look at the franchise at least under the leadership of the danny dan schneider it has been quick fix after quick fix. let's get bruce smith to deion sanders. throwing people in and putting people at risk like they did with rgiii. they haven't taken the time to look ahead, build a good, solid franchise team and it really might have bit them in the last game. >> yeah. this is the one time that they did take the time to look ahead in terms of w
in the country. obviously the nfl is first. dem of course gras 18 to 24 which is important for the advertisers. 18 to 24-year-olds are predominantly college fans as opposed to baseball fans that skew much older. lori: you have four brands, toe seat toes, vizio, which rotate sponsorship the title game. >> right. lori: $10 million, discover is this year's sponsor. what is the projected take for them. >> somewhere around there. tonight will be very interesting. there are prognostications this might set a record for the all-time rating record for a college football championship fame. that will be really hard to overcome. we're looking 35.6 million people. need more people than that to tune in. but here's the thing. is that because of those numbers and because of the projections, there are, the future for the bcs in two years, they're going to have a four-team playoff system. that will be an estimated $470 million annually spread out around all the conferences. that is over double than what bcs is bringing in right now. lori: potential college students in high school need to look at this and use it
? >> steve: nfl replacements. >> gretchen: they were not popular. remember some of those calls. >> steve: here is the good news, congress. there are things and people more unpopular than you. john edwards more unpopular than you, congress. kim kardashian more unpopular. >> gretchen: i don't believe that one. >> steve: telemarketers more unpopular. north korea, more unpopular than congress. >> brian: here is the thing, i'm going to go to bat for congress for a second because you can't win. if you are someone like mitch mcconnell and you say i'm here to get things done. i'm going to use the maximum power i have. i'm going to reach across the aisle and get something done, they're gog run somebody against you. how can dee that? let's get another candidate to primary him. if you don't do anything, you're there to get something done, why don't you get something done? i'm standing for something, but you got to get something done. what do you want them o do? sit there and say, i'm only going to believe one thing or do you want thome compromise and get the best deal they can get? i wish the presi
with attitudes such as yours. >> he's an nfl quarterback. >> i actually thought mark was going to make the opposite point because the way they've handled strasburg with the nationals has been a model of caution and it's worked out really well for the nationals. i'm with the anti-shanahan caucus here. i'll also say that even if you take the rg3 thing out, pete carroll outcoached shanahan all game long. beyond even the decision to keep the quarterback in. shanahan made four, five huge mistakes in coaching over the course of the game. i think you have a reason to fire him even if he hadn't screwed up the rg3 thing. >> i would argue going fourth down and 14, that that was a big mistake. >> yeah. >> there were still 4:30 left or something. >> that's more time than is left in this block. >> even if you weren't concerned about the health of rg3, what about the health of your team winning the game? he couldn't use his leg. he couldn't throw the ball. he hit his hand on somebody's helmet. it gives you a better chance to win. >> it's not as if what happened last night on the field is not going t
. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. >>> one of the best rookies to ever play in the nfl will have a lot to overcome to repeat his performance next year. kate's here and she's got more on that and some of the day's other top stories. kate? >> yeah, washington redskins robert griffin iii had major reconstructive knee surgery today after reinjuring his knee in sunday's loss to the seattle seahawks. redskins coach mike shanahan has been under quite a bit of fire for leaving him in the game after he was obviously hurt. even the white house weighed in today. >> it was painful to watch. and, you know, i'm not a football -- i'm not a football coach, but it sure seemed like, as remarkable a player as he is, he wasn't in a position to continue playing. >> here's some good news, though. the doctor who performed surgery says it was successful and that he expects rg-3 to make a full recovery, perhaps even in time for the next season. many people here in washington are sure hoping that happens. griffin led the redskins to their best season in 20 years. and like rg-3, this kenyan man k
are always going to want to play. anyone in the nfl, you ask them do they still want to play, they're not going to say, no, take me out. the coaches, the trainers, no one in this team apparatus really has an incentive to say, we should really watch out for your health. >> or your career. >> that's up to the athlete, and the athlete is going to look like a wimp where he says, actually, take me out now. >> the wimp word is it. that's the social pressure that goes along with most athletics, which is that people feel like it diminishes them as an athlete if they acknowledge that they are injured in any way. in this case, at least it's a leg. there are a lot of people who play with concussions, things that have long lasting consequences, long after you have finished playing professional sports. now you don't have the brain capacity to live the rest of your life. >> that's why you have the medical team there, right? >> these athletes are treated as disposable people. they end their careers at 30, 35, and they have nothing to do for the rest of their lives. they're dealing with these inju
bet you did, eddie lacy, first round nfl draft pick or 2013 heisman trophy winner, question mark. how do you feel about that? >> there's the big smile. >> they both sound great, man, but i haven't made my decision yet. i don't know what i'm going to do. i still have my parents to talk to and we still have to meet with coach sabin. no matter which one i pick it's a good situation. >> barrett, you're buddies with a.j. mccarron, you got some good material from last might so brent mus berger took a liking to a.j.'s girlfriend. are you picking it up on twitter? >> me and eddie honestly are a little jealous. we worked for a long time for our followers and lebron follows her and she goes from 1,000 to 100,000. where is the love for actual players. she is certainly very pretty but you know, i just think brett needs to share the love a little bit. >> barrett almost sounds a little bit -- it's great to talk to you, congratulations. they're all very calm, they have a few more hours on the clock before they get back to work on thursday as coach sabin said. nice to see you, thanks for talking to y
is equivalent to nfl, literally. >> reporter: but with two big red football players charged with rape in august and increasing social media attention since then, many in this town feel under fire. what has this done to the town of steubenville? >> it has put a cloud over the city. and i feel really it's unjustified. the buzz that keeps coming about is that steubenville is a bad place, things are being covered up, more people should be arrested. and i feel that's all unjustly so. >> reporter: activist hacker group anonymous and others have suggested more students may have taken part in the alleged assault or that authorities went easy on the football players, though two have been arrested and charged with rape. who do you feel like is saying this whole town now has a black eye is bad? who do you feel like is saying that? >> i think one of the things of mind is the internet -- >> reporter: certainly gone viral? >> yeah. and i think things start to snowball. >> reporter: has preferential treatment been given to these boys because they're part of the football team? >> no. that's not -- they're faci
these nfl players? he's got this injury and then insists on being in the game. and this could cost him his career. i don't understand the mental y mentality. >> i can understand robert griffin iii wanting to play. >> i understand that but it's not a wise decision at that moment because your career could be over. >> i think it's the coach's job job to take care of you and the team. >> that's true. >>> turn on household appliances and even start your car without getting out of bed? that and more will be shown off at the consumer electronics show starting today. boy, that would be the ultimate for me. we have a preview for you coming up. >>> plus, one mother's horror of waking up to see a snake wrapped around her daughter's arm. >> snakes and squids on "early start." happiness? by the armful? by the barrelful? the carful? how about...by the bowlful? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so...
, the only quarterback in nfl history to win at least one playoff game in each of his first five seasons. the ravens take on the broncos next week. fans gave a final farewell to lewis as he takes a victory lap. doug marone, my ex-neighbor moving up in the sports world. he now becomes the buffalo bills head coach. he was the offensive coordinator for the saints and worked for the jets in the offensive line. he's considered an offensive genius and a great guy. the top of his resume is the fact that he's my neighbor. i think i should be getting season bills tickets. >>steve: if he was still your neighbor he could be getting your pocket hose. >>brian: if he was my neighbor he'd be commuting a very long distance. >>steve: 22 minutes till the top of the hour. the cash for clunkers program was supposed to save all of us money. >>gretchen: the program designed to take gas tkpwuz letters off the street did more harm than good. charles payne from the fox network is here. people remember the cash for clunkers program. it was controversial for a variety of reason. now we're talking about this enviro
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